Covid-19 community transmission

Maldives reports 27 Covid-19 cases, 39 recoveries

  • Maldives Covid-19 tally is currently at 11,532
  • 10,563 patients have recovered thus far
  • There are 925 active cases in the country

K. Male' 2020 Oct 27 | Tue 11:41 local 2,976

Healthcare workers collecting samples for Covid-19 testing - RaajjeMV

Maldives reported 27 new cases of the Covid-19 pandemic on Monday.

Nightly statistics publicized by the Health Protection Agency (HPA) revealed that the new cases include 17 Maldivians and 10 foreigners.

20 of the new cases were detected in the greater Malé region whereas the seven remaining cases were discovered from residential islands and resorts.

Monday’s cases were confirmed from the 1,301 samples tested within the last 24 hours.

With this development, Maldives Covid-19 tally currently sits at 11,532.

Further, with 39 additional recoveries reported by 6pm Monday, the total number of recoveries observed in the island nation has risen to 10,563.

Maldives currently has 925 active cases of the virus, out of which 37 patients are hospitalized for treatment. This number is unchanged from statistics of the previous day.

In addition, there are 307 patients seeking treatment for the infection at isolation facilities.

Out of the 48 active cases across 23 residential islands, HPA revealed that 35 are Maldivians and the remaining 13 cases are foreigners.

Further, there are 112 active cases across tourist resorts, the number having surged after over 40 resort workers tested positive on Sunday. The cases are in 26 resorts and include 29 tourists and 83 resort workers in total.

Last updated at: 4 weeks ago | Reviewed by: Abdulla Naseer Ibrahim

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